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Long-Term Successful Outcomes From Kidney Transplantation After Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation

Monday, March 2, 2015

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Shinji Otani, Bronwyn J. Levvey, Glen P. Westall, Miranda Paraskeva, Helen Whitford, Trevor Williams, David C. McGiffin, Rowan Walker, Solomon Menahem, Gregory I. Snell

This study evaluated outcomes of synchronous or delayed kidney Tx in patients with lung or heart-lung transplant.  Delayed living-donor kidney Tx was associated with favorable outcomes.  Synchronous cadaver kidney transplant at the time of heart-lung or lung transplant was clinically challenging.

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